Statue of Unity

Gujarat government to reopen Statue of Unity for tourists from October 17

The 182-metre tall statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel has remained closed for visitors for over seven months in light of the pandemic.

published on : 13th October 2020

Gujarat tribals from villages around Statue of Unity stage protest, form human chain

On the occasion of the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Day, residents protested peacefully outside their villages by holding placards and banners.

published on : 13th September 2020

CISF takes over security of Statue of Unity in Gujarat

A good number of tourists visits the facility and the CISF squad will control the entry and exit, carry out frisking of visitors in special cases and also check their bags.

published on : 25th August 2020

Gujarat: 272 CISF personnel to guard Statue of Unity from August 25

The deployment will be done from August 25 with the strength of 272 personnel in the first phase.

published on : 19th August 2020

The truth is: We are meaningless  

Epidemic diseases? Administrators see the world in ways ordinary citizens cannot. The Sardar statue episode proves this yet again.

published on : 19th April 2020

Coronavirus: Case against unknown person for placing online ad to 'sell' Statue of Unity in Gujarat

A cheating and forgery case was registered under IPC, Epidemic Diseases Act and Information Technology Act

published on : 6th April 2020

Namaste Trump: Activist seeks US President's intervention to save tribals living near Statue of Unity

Praful Vasava has urged Trump to 'meditate' on the issue between the agitating tribals living near the Statue of Unity and BJP-led governments in Gujarat and at the Centre.

published on : 19th February 2020

Miracle that Statue of Unity is getting tourist footfall on par with Statue of Liberty: PM Modi

The Statue of Unity was opened to the public on October 31, 2018 to mark the birth anniversary of the country's first home minister.

published on : 18th September 2019

Sardar Patel statue not built to belittle Jawaharlal Nehru: PM Modi 

The 'Statue of Unity', dedicated to Sardar Patel, was unveiled by Modi on October 31 last year at Sadhu Bet island on Narmada river.

published on : 18th April 2019

Statue of Unity: Free land for Kerala House near statue

The Gujarat government will be providing free land to the Kerala government to construct a Kerala House near the Statue of Unity.

published on : 23rd October 2018

Statue of Unity: Gujarat delegation invites Kerala leaders

Vallabhbhai’s Patel statue, named as the Statue of Unity, will be unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published on : 23rd October 2018